Missing Tooth

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Best Ways To Replace Your Missing Teeth

When dentures or false teeth are mentioned, most people create an image of their grandma’s set of teeth placed in a glass of water. However, significant advances in the dental industry have completely changed the dental replacement landscape. Modern false teeth are simpler, more natural-looking with more subtle fittings. We dare say that most of…

4 health consequences of missing teeth

Tooth decay or trauma can eventually lead to tooth loss. Restorative procedures like dental implants, bridges and dentures, are usually the best long-term solutions, however, the cost of such dental restorations may be daunting and prevent some people to opt for it. Many dental practitioners in London offer a wide variety of dental implant procedures,…

Dry socket after extraction

Dry socket after extraction

Dry socket (alveolar osteitis) is a painful dental condition that sometimes happens after you have a permanent adult tooth extracted. Dry socket is when the blood clot at the site of the tooth extraction fails to develop, or it dislodges or dissolves before the wound has healed. This condition is a common post-operative complication associated…

Prevention and treatment of dry socket

Prevention and treatment of dry socket

The precise cause of dry socket remains the subject of study. Researchers suspect that certain issues may be involved such as bacterial contamination of the socket or, a trauma at the surgical site from a difficult extraction. The most common factor that can increase the risk of developing a dry socket is smoking or a…

Over Denture

Over Denture [SWF]https://www.angelsmile.co.uk/animations/192-over-denture.swf, 300,225[/SWF] Partial dentures can sometimes move as gums change shape. Securing the denture to an existing tooth can be the solution. A stud can be fixed to an adjacent tooth. The partial denture then ‘clicks’ onto this stud to secure it in place.

Missing Tooth – Drift and Over erruption

The gap left by a missing tooth can mean greater strain is put on adjacent tooth either side. The teeth next to the space can lean into the gap or the tooth on the opposite jaw may get longer and alter the way the upper and lower teeth bite together. These also can lead to food getting…

Dental Bridge

Bridge is one of the options  to replace a missing tooth subject to reliability of adjacent teeth. The modern way to replace missing tooth is Implant which does not require grinding of adjacent teeth respecting individuality and independency of each tooth. A bridge can last as long as the teeth underneath are not in trouble. Conventional…